New International Version
But Paul shook the snake off into the fire and suffered no ill effects.
King James Bible
And he shook off the beast into the fire, and felt no harm.
Darby Bible Translation
*He* however, having shaken off the beast into the fire, felt no harm.
World English Bible
However he shook off the creature into the fire, and wasn't harmed.
Young's Literal Translation
he then, indeed, having shaken off the beast into the fire, suffered no evil,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shook off the beast into the fire, and felt no harm - This is a presumptive evidence that the viper did not bite St. Paul: it fastened on his hand, but had no power to injure him.
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'And when they were escaped, then they knew that the island was called Melita. 2. And the barbarous people showed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold. 3. And when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and laid them on the fire, there came a viper out of the heat, and fastened on his hand. 4. And when the barbarians saw the venomous beast hang on his hand, they said among themselves, No doubt this man is a …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
Lix. What was Learned in God's House. Isaiah vi.
The Church of Jerusalem and the Labors of Peter.
they will pick up snakes with their hands; and when they drink deadly poison, it will not hurt them at all; they will place their hands on sick people, and they will get well."
The people expected him to swell up or suddenly fall dead; but after waiting a long time and seeing nothing unusual happen to him, they changed their minds and said he was a god.
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